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Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism

UBC Press

Challenging standard dependency theory, William Carroll argues from empirical evidence that Canada's financial-industrial elite have maintained and consolidated their competitive position at the centre of an inter-corporate network.

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Ethics and Aging

The Right to Live, the Right to Die

UBC Press

This book reflects the complexity of ethical questions, but develops them in relation to a single general theme: that of the involvement of the elderly in the design of social policy and the research which affects them.

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Ethnic Groups and Marital Choices

Ethnic History and Marital Assimilation, in Canada 1871 and 1971

UBC Press

This first detailed comparative study of ethno-religious intermarriage provides the background for understanding the dynamics of intermarriage in a culturally pluralistic society like Canada.

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Professional Child and Youth Care, Second Edition

UBC Press

The book covers a spectrum of key concerns within the field of child and youth care in Canada, and presents an analysis that spans a variety of program areas.

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Indigenous Peoples of the World

Their Past, Present and Future

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A comprehensive survey of the Indigenous Peoples of the world, including who they are, where they live, and similarities in their history and future challenges.

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Natural Women, Cultured Men

A Feminist Perspective on Sociological Theory

UBC Press

This book examines the work of the classical social theorists -- Durkheim, Weber, Marx, Engels and Freud -- from a feminist perspective.

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First Nations Education in Canada

The Circle Unfolds

UBC Press

Written mainly by First Nations and Metis people, this book examines current issues in First Nations education.

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The Domestic Assault of Women

Psychological and Criminal Justice Perspectives

UBC Press

Argues that only by understanding the psychology of both the aggressors and the victims of wife assault can we generate informed social and criminal justice policy.

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The Dynamics of Native Politics

The Alberta Metis Experience

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A socio-cultural examination of the political organizations that advocate for Aboriginal rights in government policy and the rationale behind them.

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Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage

A Global Challenge

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

An international appraisal of how current legal regimes worldwide fail to protect Indigenous knowledge and what needs to change

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Injury and the New World of Work

UBC Press

Examines a broad range of research solutions and policy options for dealing with the critical state of workers' compensation.

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The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80

The Pursuit of Identity and Power

UBC Press

Wing Chung Ng captures the fascinating story of the city's Chinese in their search for identity.

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Early Childhood Care and Education in Canada

Past, Present, and Future

UBC Press

Larry Prochner and Nina Howe reflect the variation within the field by bringing together a multidisciplinary group of experts to address key issues in the field.

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Families, Labour and Love

Family Diversity in a Changing World

UBC Press

A sociological analysis of family life in three “settler” societies: Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

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An Overview of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Compensation for Their Breach

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Mainville provides clear and practical principles for addressing the breach of Aboriginal and treaty rights and determining appropriate compensation.

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